Jan 25, 2015


Human Resources

SURS will have retirement counselors on campus Thursday, March 12. If you wish to speak to a SURS representative on this date, they are now accepting appointments. Please call 1-800-275-7877 to obtain the necessary forms for your appointment or log in to your member account here to complete the form online and return to SURS via fax or mail. Once the completed forms have been received by SURS, you will then be able to contact them again at the above number to schedule your appointment.

Appointments will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Returning the forms in a timely manner will help ensure an appointment time. These forms can be faxed to 217-378-9800 or mailed to the address that is provided with the forms.

To schedule an individual counseling session, you must be within four years of retirement eligibility:
-- Age 55 with eight or more years of service;
-- Age 62 with five or more years of service; or
-- 30 or more years of qualifying service at any age.

An eligible employee is entitled to an appointment or estimate every 12 months.

Please follow this link for additional information.

DENISE CORRAY, Benefits Services
Posted: Jan 23, 2015

Guest tickets to attend the Feb. 11 Years of Service luncheon are available for purchase in the Human Resource Director's Suite, 2010 Old Main. Tickets for guests can be purchased using cash or checks payable to EIU and cost $13. Tickets for Years of Service honorees are complimentary, but an RSVP is required. Questions? Please contact the Office of Training and Development at 581-8415 or email us at eiutraining@eiu.edu.

KELLY J. SIMMONDS, Training & Development
Posted: Jan 22, 2015

A VALIC representative will be on campus from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday in the Sullivan Room, MLK Jr. Union. If you wish to make an appointment, please call 217-821-5289 or visit the Sullivan Room any Wednesday through March 11.

VALIC is one of EIU's approved vendors for the 403b plan. A 403b is a voluntary tax-deferred supplemental retirement plan developed to enhance an employee's retirement. VALIC is just one of the approved vendors offered by EIU.

For more information about EIU's 403b plans, please visit here.

THURMAN B. ETCHISON, Benefit Services
Posted: Jan 20, 2015

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